Meiji period (1868-1912) Isho tansu (clothing chest) from the Sendai region of Japan. 

Comprising red lacquer Sugi (cedar) frame and Keyaki (elm) front drawers in original mellow honey finish. 

A wonderful period piece distinguished by its elaborate lotus detail black back plates and scrolling vine iron locks. 

This configuration includes a practical bottom safe with original key and three red lacquer compartment drawers within and a very clever hidden secret drawer. 

A substantial piece of authentic and practical furniture measuring - 46.5” wide x 23” deep x 34.5” high.


A rare and beautiful piece of furniture offered at a realistic market price.

Delivery can be arranged at separate cost.

Other items within our photographs are not included but may be purchased separately.

Meiji period (1868-1912) Sendai Region Isho tansu


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